AJS Alternatives

    AJS is described as 'ultra lightweight JavaScript library that is around 2 years old. It is inspired by MochiKit, but differs by being small and expressive' and is an website in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AJS, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is jQuery, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to AJS are Zepto.js (Free, Open Source), DHTMLX (Paid), Umbrella JS (Free, Open Source) and Ext JS (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Nov 7, 2016

    • jQuery is a cross-browser JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • Zepto is a minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers with a largely jQuery-compatible API.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Online


    • DHTMLX is a JavaScript UI library for speeding up web app development. It offers ready-made widgets for project management apps, ERP and CRM systems, healthcare, educational, and financial software solutions. DHTMLX supports React, Angular, and Vue.
    • Intuitive and Documented
      It is strongly influenced by jquery with many similar methods so you'll feel at ease developing with Umbrella.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
    • Ext JS is a JavaScript library for building interactive web applications using techniques such as Ajax, DHTML and DOM scripting.
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      • Online
    • Dojo Toolkit is an open source modular JavaScript library (or more specifically JavaScript toolkit) designed to ease the rapid development of cross-platform, JavaScript/Ajax-based...
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • Prototype is a JavaScript Framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Prototype provides various functions for developing JavaScript applications.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • Enyo is a JavaScript app framework enabling developers build native-quality HTML5 apps that run everywhere — from phones and tablets to PCs and TVs.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • qooxdoo is a universal JavaScript framework that enables you to create applications for a wide range of platforms.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
    • No lock-in, no wrapper objects
      Designed to work with Vanilla JS, not replace it.
      Light as a feather
      Only 3KB minified & gzipped!
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Online